Janine completed her studies and was admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2004.

She grew up and has practiced exclusively throughout the Illawarra with extensive experience in both Commercial , Family Provisions and Personal Litigation, Criminal and Family Law including divorce, parenting disputes, property settlements, domestic Violence and AVDO’s.
She regularly appears in the Supreme, District, Local, Federal Circuit Court, and the Family Court.
Janine also has extensive experience in drafting Wills, Powers of Attorney, Guardianship Appointments.
She understands that the legal system and the importance of providing clients with concise advice, the personal support that is needed whilst achieving the result that client’s need.
Janine is passionate about social justice and assisting with community programs. She has volunteered with the University of Wollongong LUCY Program, and regularly provides advice to clients of the Wollongong Women Centre and participates in Community Legal workshops addressing a variety of important legal issues
She is a member of the NSW Law Society, Family Law Legal Panel and Law Council of Australia.

The staff at Carter & Ferguson, Janine and Tabitha, have both been extremely supportive throughout my family law case. They are still navigating my difficult matter but I am very happy with how my case has been handled so far. Both Janine and Tabitha have been very easy to talk to, reassuring and comforting during my sensitive times. I appreciate all their work and help they have done for me and my children.
Thank you, Ally.

Janine Bennett's Locations


Carter Ferguson established its Wollongong Office in 2014. Originally located in Market Street Wollongong, we relocated to the Wollongong Mall in 2019 and are now located at 5/156-160 Crown Street near the community performance space.

Janine Bennett